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TPN

abbr.
total parenteral nutrition
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TPN

n
(Biochemistry) biochem triphosphopyridine nucleotide. a former name for NADP
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TPN

total parenteral nutrition.
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Noun1.TPN - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cavaTPN - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
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Translations

TPN

abbr total parenteral nutrition. V. nutrition.
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On day 2 after the onset of TPN, she rapidly developed oedema associated with significant weakness in her limbs and constant nausea.
This usually entails beginning TPN at 36-48 hours of Life with a formula containing 0.5 g/kg protein advanced at 0.5 mg/kg per day to a maximum of 3.5 g/kg per day, and 0.5 g/kg lipids advanced at 1 g/kg per day to a maximum of 3 g/kg per day.
The most common complication associated with stopping TPN too quickly is:
He said: "TPN has established itself as one of the leaders in its field in a very short period of time and I am sure this success is going to continue.
Hailing an 'excellent year', Richard Eldred, TPN chairman, said: 'Average nightly pallet throughput grew by more than 26 per cent a quarter from 2,670 to 3,375 pallets per night during 2004/05, with turnover and profit both highlighting this increase.
Then D5/NS + 20 meq KCI at 30 cc/hr was initiated until her home TPN arrived.
Venous thrombosis was detected in the follow-up of 4 patients who were TPN dependent.
Conclusion: We conclude that feeding jejunostomy is financially viable with minimal complications, that justifies its use and its superiority over TPN.
The experts explained the participants about how to recommend appropriate TPN formula adjustments to better meet nutritional needs or to prevent adverse effects and manage potential metabolic, infectious and technical complications.
They also elaborated on understanding the limitations of each specialty involved in formulation, compounding and administration of TPN.